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APPLIQUE Quilting                         Donna Crowe
NM:  $40  M:  $38                                    6:30-8:30 pm
3 Mondays ... Mar. 17 - Mar. 31
Welcome Spring with this beautiful 12x16" appliqued floral wall hanging/garden flag. Students will cut out their pieces, learn different applique methods, plus sew a decorative border to finish it off. A verse will be added by doing simple hand embroidery. Basic sewing skills required, plus you will need to bring your portable sewing machine to class. $20 materials fee, payable to the instructor. Stop by & see a photo of the project.
PHOTOGRAPHY .. Basics & Digital    Charles Rametta
NM:  $38  M:  $35                                      6:30-8:30 pm
6 Mondays ... Mar. 17 - Apr. 21
Learn how to see the world through your camera lens! Find out what settings & functions your camera is capable of doing. The basics of picture taking will also be covered. Get ready for those summer months! Bring your camera & manual to class.
STAINED GLASS    Limit 10                 Bill McClelland
NM:  $45  M:  $42                                      6:30-8:30 pm
6 Tuesdays ... Mar. 18 - Apr. 22
Complete a beautiful 12-14" hanging panel for your window or wall ...choose from a floral or butterfly design. For beginner or intermediate students. Purchase your glass and supplies prior to 1st class. Supply list given upon receipt of payment. CAC will provide all other equipment for use in class.
DRAWING Basics                                    Duane Webb
NM:  $45  M:  $42                                      6:30-8:30 pm
6 Tuesdays ... Mar. 18 - Apr. 22
Students will learn basic techniques such as shading, controlling light & dark tones, composition & more. Learn how to see with an artist's eye and capture what you see on paper. Graphite pencil & possibly charcoal will be used. For the beginner or those with some experience. Drawing tablet provided.
WHEEL THROWN Pottery                         Joy Thwing
NM:  $60  M:  $54                                     1:00-3:00 pm
         Limit 7                                          or 6:30-8:30 pm
6 Tuesdays ... Mar. 18 - Apr. 29   No class 4/9
Students will learn pottery-making techniques ... preparation of the clay to decorating the finished piece. Learn about wedging, centering, trimming & glazing.  Materials fee: $25 for clay, glazes & firing and $30 for repeat students, payable to CAC.
YOGA & You!                                        Adriann White
NM:  $40  M:  $38                                     
6 Tuesdays ... Mar. 18 - Apr. 22            1:00-2:00 pm
6 Tuesdays ... Mar. 18 - Apr. 22            6:45-7:45 pm
6 Thursdays ... Mar. 20 - Apr. 24          1:00-2:00 pm
Restore & renew ... Try yoga, it's a great way to release tension & stress and boost radiance. Wear loose and comfortable clothing. Bring yoga mat & strap. Walk-ins $10 per class session.
RUBBERSTAMPING Cards                 Helen Robinson
NM:  $38  M:  $35                                      6:30-8:30 pm
6 Wednesdays ... Mar. 19 - Apr. 30 (no class 4/9)
Cardmaking can be fun and creative! Learn new techniques & tips while making unique and beautiful all occasion cards. Two projects will be completed each week. Helen is an independent demonstrator for Stampin' Up!, but her techniques can be modified to use with any kind of rubber stamps. Materials fee: $5.00, payable to the instructor.
ACRYLIC Techniques                           Richard Hower
NM:  $48  M:  $45                                      6:30-8:30 pm
6 Wednesdays ... Mar. 19 - Apr. 23
Learn to paint successful landscapes (and other subjects)Different brush techniques will be explored, along with color theory, color mixing and composition. Bring reference photos to class. Paints, brushes & 11x14" canvas provided.  Subsequent canvases will be needed. Check out Richard's website www.richardhower.com










Storybook ART         Ages 3-5        Stephanie Martin
NM:  $22  M:  $20                                5:30-6:30 pm
6 Mondays ... Mar. 17 - Apr. 21       
Inspire a love of art and stories as Miss Stephanie takes you on a journey each week. "Create" using paints, oil pastels, clay & more ... bringing your favorite characters from books, movies & television to life! All supplies provided.
Crazy About ART!     Ages 6  +            Lida Hood
NM:  $22  M:  $20                                4:30-5:30 pm
6 Mondays ... Mar. 17 - Apr. 21      
In this class, we'll use art supplies in unusual ways ... like clay to make "pop art" portraits in the style of Andy Warhol, van Gogh inspired "whimsical" plate & canvas sculpture, charcoal & acrylic painting ... plus lots more! All supplies provided.
WHEEL THROWN Pottery    Ages 8+     Joy Thwing
NM:  $48  M:  $43         Limit 7              4:30-5:30 pm
6 Tuesdays ... Mar. 18 - Apr. 29        No class 4/22
Work on a potter's wheel! Learn to wedge clay, to center it on the wheel and "explore" basic forming and glazing techniques as you create unique bowls, mugs and more!  Clay, glazes & firing fee included.
DRAW What You SEE...   Ages 8+    Stephanie Martin
NM:  $22  M:  $20                                   5:30-6:30 pm
6 Wednesdays ... Mar. 19 - Apr. 23       
...not what you THINK you see. You love to draw, but wish you could draw better? This class will help you reach your goal through a variety of drawing exercises and assignments. Portraits, still lifes & animals will be your subject matter. Graphite pencils, charcoal & colored pencils will be used. Drawing tablet and all supplies provided.
































Traditional ORIENTAL PAINTING         Elaine Bergstrom    NM:  $60  M:  $55                                      10:30 am - 3:00 pm
2 Fridays ... April 4 & 11              (1/2 hour break for lunch)
This workshop is designed for beginner to advanced students interested in learning the traditional art of Chinese ink painting.
Students will be shown step-by-step methods to create beautiful ink paintings and watercolors of the Wild Orchid, Chrysanthemum, Bamboo and Plum Blossom ... called "The Four Gentlemen". As they represent the four different seasons: orchid for spring, bamboo for summer, chrysanthemum for autumn and the plum blossom for winter, the four are used to depict the unfolding of the seasons through the year.
Elaine is from the Pittsburgh area. She is an instructor at Sweetwater Center for the Arts in Sewickley, Phipps Conservatory and numerous other locations in the Pittsburgh area.
An additional $15.00 for a tablet of rice paper from Oriental Art Supply, payable to CAC. All other supplies will be provided. If you have your own Oriental Brush supplies, bring them as well.   Must pre-register by March 27. Please bring a lunch.
GENEALOGY Research                      Richard Von Schlichten
NM:  $48  M:  $44                                      10:00 am - 2:00 pm
2 Saturdays ... Mar. 22 & 29
For the beginner ... this class will introduce you to the basics of genealogical research. Learn how to prepare family group sheets & pedigree charts for your respective families. The class will focus on online sources to be used in charting one's family tree. We will visit sites like Ancestry.com and discuss various computer software programs that can be used in charting your ancestry. Find out how to access information at your local library, courthouse & more. Find out who YOUR relatives are! Lots of handouts. Bring a lunch if you want.
POTICA ...                                            Jim & Terry Shustrick
NM:  $30  M:  $27                                       5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday ... Mar. 25
... or sometimes called Povitica, is a moist and delicious traditional holiday cake that is made in Slovenia and some parts of Croatia. It has a nut filling similar to a nut roll but it is baked in a bundt pan. This cake has become so popular that it has been honored by being pictured on a Slovenian postage stamp. Jim will guide you through the preparation steps while another cake is baking in the oven. Bring a container to take some home. Recipe provided.
Portraits in OIL                                                  Jaime Helbig
NM:  $65  M:  $60                                       10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday ... Apr. 5
Gain understanding in the development of an "oil" portrait ... the master's medium. Learn essential color palettes, laying out a drawing in oils and important tips to creating a look-a-like painting. Learn techniques such as head measurements, warm and cool combinations of colors and blending. Paints, brushes & 16x20 canvas provided. Bring  your own supplies if you have them. Please bring a lunch.
GLUTEN-FREE Baking                      Tammy & Dale Thomas
NM:  $25  M:  $23                                       6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday ... Apr. 7
Gluten-free cooking is making food that does not contain wheat, barley or rye. Making a recipe without these takes just a few changes. You, too, can enjoy yummy desserts such as a Sunshine Cake, easy Orange Cake, plus Orange Snickerdoodles! ... all just in time for your Easter entertaining. This is a "hands-on" class. Recipes provided.



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